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Friday, August 24, 2012

Link Blitz

I can't remember the last time I got to sleep in every day of the week, and for three weeks!

Yep, still on the unemployment wagon, but at least I can see what it feels like to be a full-time author during my empty days. And hey, I got my FBF revisions done in a week, so that's something! Waiting back on beta readers for that one, and excited to query. Very excited, actually. I feel really good about this one.

Started outlining book seven, or what will hopefully be book seven. I feel like "gods" are starting to be overdone in fantasy, but hopefully my spin will be a little different. :)


Writer's Potpourri:

Six Reasons Why Everything in Publishing Takes So Long

How to Have Success Finding a Literary Agent

Character Worksheet Part 1: Is Your Character Novel-worthy?

Writing Excuses 7.33: Authentic Emotion

5 Tips for Writing Historical Fiction

23 Websites That Make Your Writing Stronger


Other Babble:

Photographer Caleb Charland Wires Apple Trees, Fruit Baskets and Stacked Coins to Create Alternative Batteries

Why the Blank Do We Cuss?

And, because I have a slight, unhealthy obsession with the Korean pop group KARA, you have to watch their newest single:

5 comments:

  1. Sometimes it feels like a long time waiting for beta readers to finish. Preps one to wait for responses from agents/editors :)

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  2. I miss sleeping in! Congrats on the new book. I hope the querying goes well.

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  3. Sleeping in is the best thing ever. EVER.

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  4. Thanks for the links, Charlie, especially the interesting one about cussing. I've been struggling with that one because I have a character (YA manuscript) who wants to cuss. I struggle with whether I should let him since I TRY not to do it myself. :)

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    1. I've got the same issue going on. While I'm not a huge fan of cussing, it does seem, to a point, necessary to pull off a convincing character, especially if that character's a teenaged boy.

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